Neurological problem
Dear sir, this Shakti Prasad I am suffering from epilepsy since 1994, currently I am taking medicine encorate chrno 500 tab 2 tab each day. I am married and I am planning for a baby. My question is if the child born he or she will be face the same problem or not? And in my family history no one had face such problem.
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Dr. Venkat Raghav
General Physician 4 yrs exp Bangalore
Hi, The risk of passing epilepsy on to your children is usually low. Epilepsy shouldn’t be a reason not to have children. Medical testing may help people who have a known genetic form of epilepsy understand their risks.If your is genetically determined epilepsy( means it should run in families) there is chance of transmission otherwise not.Discuss with gynaecologist.
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